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CRI Immunotherapy Patient Summit – Houston

Description

Join us for a day of learning with medical experts who will share the latest research updates in immunotherapy as well as patients who will share their experiences receiving immunotherapy. A healthy lunch will be provided, during which attendees can continue the conversation alongside expert and patient speakers. In the afternoon, attendees will have the opportunity to choose a small breakout session to take deeper dive into specific questions with experts.

Patients, caregivers, friends, family, and advocates are all encouraged to attend this event. Registrants will also have the opportunity to book a one-on-one confidential appointment with a Clinical Trial Navigator to search for immunotherapy clinical trials. Please register today to reserve your seat.

Agenda

9:00am | Registration and networking

10:00am | Welcome by the Cancer Research Institute

10:15am | Learn the Basics of Immunotherapy: Adi Diab, M.D. (MD Anderson)

10:45am | Expert panel: Immunotherapy research updates, moderated by Adi Diab, M.D. (MD Anderson) with Jianjun Gao, M.D., Ph.D. (MD Anderson), Andrew Sikora, M.D., Ph.D. (Baylor), Valentina Hoyos Velez, M.D. (Baylor)

11:30am | Patient perspective: A message from Dale Biggs, Skin Cancer survivor

12:00pm | Lunch and networking

1:00pm | Learn about clinical trials

1:15pm | Patient panel: Hear directly from patients who have participated in immunotherapy clinical trials

2:15pm | Breakout sessions: Your choice of deeper dive Q&A moderated by our experts in

  • genitourinary cancer, moderated by Jianjun Gao, M.D., Ph.D. (MD Anderson)
  • head and neck cancer cancer, moderated by Andrew Sikora, M.D., Ph.D. (Baylor)
  • breast cancer, moderated by Valentina Hoyos Velez, M.D. (Baylor)
  • general immunotherapy, moderated by Adi Diab, M.D. (MD Anderson)

3:30pm | Program close

Appointments with clinical trial navigators will be available throughout the day to help you find immunotherapy clinical trials, connect with study sites, and answer questions. The service is free and completely confidential. Indicate your interest for an appointment on the registration page.

Please email your questions to the Cancer Research Institute at patients@cancerresearch.org

Parking is available at Pressler Parking Structure which is a 3-5 minute walk to the Cancer Prevention Building entrance on Pressler street.

This event is organized by the nonprofit Cancer Research Institute, and is made possible with generous support from the following:

GOLD SPONSOR
Bristol-Myers Squibb

SILVER SPONSOR
Merck

BRONZE SPONSORS
Genentech
GSK
Eli Lilly
Immunotherapy Foundation
Regeneron
Sanofi Genzyme

SPONSORS
Novartis
Pfizer

Follow the Summit on social media with #CRISummit, or follow the Cancer Research Institute on FacebookTwitterInstagram, or YouTube.

CRI Immunotherapy Patient Summit – New York City

Learn about the basics of cancer immunotherapy, a highly promising new approach to cancer treatment. Medical experts along with patients who have been treated with immunotherapy will discuss how research and patient participation in clinical trials is helping us get closer to cures for all types of cancer. Space is limited, so register today!

People of all ages and cancer types are invited to attend this FREE half-day Saturday event. Caregivers, friends, family, and advocates are also encouraged to join.

Agenda

9:00am | Registration and networking

10:00am | Welcome by the Cancer Research Institute

10:15am | Learn the Basics of Immunotherapy – Vamsidhar Velcheti, M.D. (NYU Langone)

10:45am | Expert panel: Immunotherapy research updates, moderated by Vamsidhar Velcheti, M.D. (NYU Langone) with Sylvia Adams, M.D. (NYU Langone); Claire Friedman, M.D. (MSKCC); Gulam A. Manji, M.D. Ph.D. (CUIMC)

11:30am | Patient perspective: A message from melanoma survivor Mary Elizabeth Willliams

12:00pm | Lunch and networking

1:00pm | Learn about clinical trials

1:15pm | Patient panel: Hear directly from patients who have participated in immunotherapy clinical trials

2:15pm | Breakout sessions: Your choice of deeper dive Q&A moderated by our experts in

  • Breast Cancer, moderated by Sylvia Adams, M.D. (NYU Langone)
  • Gastrointestinal Cancer, moderated by Gulam A. Manji, M.D., Ph.D. (CUIMC)
  • Gynecologic Cancer, moderated by Claire Friedman, M.D. (MSKCC)
  • General Immunotherapy, moderated by Vamsidhar Velcheti, M.D. (NYU Langone)

3:30pm | Program close


Appointments with clinical trial navigators will be available throughout the day to help you find immunotherapy clinical trials, connect with study sites, and answer questions. The service is free and completely confidential. Indicate your interest for an appointment on the registration page.

Follow the Summit on social media with #CRISummit, or follow the Cancer Research Institute on FacebookTwitterInstagram, or YouTube.

Please email your questions to the Cancer Research Institute associate director of patient engagement at coffit@cancerresearch.org

CRI Immunotherapy Patient Summit – Boston

Learn about the basics of cancer immunotherapy, a highly promising new approach to cancer treatment. Medical experts along with patients who have been treated with immunotherapy will discuss how research and patient participation in clinical trials is helping us get closer to cures for all types of cancer. Space is limited, so register today!

People of all ages and cancer types are invited to attend this FREE half-day Saturday event. Caregivers, friends, family, and advocates are also encouraged to join.

Agenda

9:00am | Registration and networking

10:00am | Welcome by the Cancer Research Institute and Laurie Glimcher, M.D. (Dana-Farber)

10:15am | Learn the Basics of Immunotherapy

10:45am | Expert panel: Immunotherapy research updates, moderated by David Reardon, M.D., (Dana-Farber) with Suzanne Baumeister, M.D. (Boston Children’s Hospital); Justin Gainor, M.D. (Mass General); Kimmie Ng, M.D., M.P.H. (Dana-Farber)

11:30am | Patient perspective: A message from a cancer survivor

12:00pm | Lunch and networking

1:00pm | Learn about clinical trials

1:15pm | Patient panel: Hear directly from patients who have participated in immunotherapy clinical trials

2:15pm | Breakout sessions: Your choice of deeper dive Q&A moderated by our experts in:

  • childhood cancer, moderated by Susanne Baumeister, M.D. (Boston Children’s Hospital)
  • gastrointestinal cancer moderated by Kimmie Ng, M.D., M.P.H. (Dana-Farber)
  • lung and esophageal cancers, moderated by Justin Gainor, M.D. (Mass General)
  • general immunotherapy, moderated by David Reardon, M.D. (Dana-Farber)

3:30pm | Program close


Appointments with clinical trial navigators will be available throughout the day to help you find immunotherapy clinical trials, connect with study sites, and answer questions. The service is free and completely confidential. Indicate your interest for an appointment on the registration page.

Follow the Summit on social media with #CRISummit, or follow the Cancer Research Institute on FacebookTwitterInstagram, or YouTube.

Please email your questions to the Cancer Research Institute at patients@cancerresearch.org

CRI Immunotherapy Patient Summit – San Diego

Learn about the basics of cancer immunotherapy, a highly promising new approach to cancer treatment. Medical experts along with patients who have been treated with immunotherapy will discuss how research and patient participation in clinical trials is helping us get closer to cures for all types of cancer. Space is limited, so register today!

People of all ages and cancer types are invited to attend this FREE half-day Saturday event. Caregivers, friends, family, and advocates are also encouraged to join.

Agenda

9:00am | Registration and networking

10:00am | Welcome by the Cancer Research Institute

10:15am | Learn the Basics of Immunotherapy – Aaron Miller, M.D., Ph.D. (UCSD)

10:45am | Expert panel: Immunotherapy research updates, moderated by Aaron Miller, M.D., Ph.D. (UCSD)with Tanya Dorff, M.D. (City of Hope); Roger Lo M.D., Ph.D. (UCLA); Rebecca Shatsky, M.D. (UCSD)

11:30am | Patient perspective: Hear from cancer survivor, Janie Ferling, who recieved immunotherapy treatment for melanoma

12:00pm | Lunch and networking

1:00pm | Learn about clinical trials

1:15pm | Patient panel: Hear directly from patients who have participated in immunotherapy clinical trials

2:15pm | Breakout sessions: Your choice of moderated, deeper dive discussions and Q&A with our experts in immunotherapy for:

  • breast cancer, moderated by Rebecca Shatsky, M.D. (UCSD)
  • melanoma, moderated by Roger Lo, M.D. Ph.D. (UCLA)
  • prostate cancer, moderated by Tanya Dorff, M.D. (City of Hope)
  • general immunotherapy, moderated by Aaron Miller, M.D., Ph.D. (UCSD)

3:30pm | Program close


Appointments with clinical trial navigators will be available throughout the day to help you find immunotherapy clinical trials, connect with study sites, and answer questions. The service is free and completely confidential. Indicate your interest for an appointment on the registration page.

Follow the Summit on social media with #CRISummit, or follow the Cancer Research Institute on FacebookTwitterInstagram, or YouTube

Please email your questions to the Cancer Research Institute at patients@cancerresearch.org

Immunotherapy Patient Summit – Houston

Description

Learn about the basics of cancer immunotherapy, a highly promising new approach to cancer treatment. Meical experts along with patients who have been treated with immunotherapy will discuss how research and patient participation in clinical trials is helping us get closer to cures for all types of cancer. Space is limited, so register today!

People of all ages and cancer types are invited to attend this FREE half-day Saturday event. Caregivers, friends, family, and advocates are also encouraged to join.

Agenda

9:00am | Registration and networking

10:00am | Welcome by the Cancer Research Institute

10:15am | Learn the Basics of Immunotherapy – Andrew Sikora, M.D., Ph.D. (Baylor)

10:45am | Expert panel: Immunotherapy research updates, moderated by Andrew Sikora, M.D., Ph.D. (Baylor) with Renata Ferrarotto, M.D. (MDACC); Jim Allison, Ph.D. (MDACC); Padmanee Sharma, M.D., Ph.D. (MDACC); Cassian Yee, M.D. (MDACC)

11:30am | Patient perspective: Hear a patient who recieved immunotherapy

12:00pm | Lunch and networking

1:00pm | Learn about clinical trials

1:15pm | Patient panel: Hear directly from patients who have participated in immunotherapy clinical trials

2:15pm | Breakout sessions: Your choice of moderated, deeper dive discussions and Q&A with our experts in immunotherapy for:

  • head and neck cancers, Renata Ferrarotto, M.D. (MDACC)
  • genitourinary cancers, moderated by Padmanee Sharma, M.D., Ph.D. (MDACC)
  • melanoma, moderated by Cassian Yee, M.D. (MDACC)
  • general immunotherapy, moderated by Andrew Sikora, M.D., Ph.D. (Baylor)

3:30pm | Program close


Appointments with clinical trial navigators will be available throughout the day to help you find immunotherapy clinical trials, connect with study sites, and answer questions. The service is free and completely confidential. Indicate your interest for an appointment on the registration page.

Follow the Summit on social media with #CRISummit, or follow the Cancer Research Institute on FacebookTwitterInstagram, or YouTube.

Please email your questions to the Cancer Research Institute associate director of patient engagement at coffit@cancerresearch.org

Immunotherapy Patient Summit – San Diego

Description

Learn about the basics of cancer immunotherapy, a highly promising new approach to cancer treatment. Meical experts along with patients who have been treated with immunotherapy will discuss how research and patient participation in clinical trials is helping us get closer to cures for all types of cancer. Space is limited, so register today!

People of all ages and cancer types are invited to attend this FREE half-day Saturday event. Caregivers, friends, family, and advocates are also encouraged to join.

Agenda

9:00am | Registration and networking

10:00am | Welcome by the Cancer Research Institute

10:15am | Learn the Basics of Immunotherapy – Ezra Cohen, M.D. (UCSD)

10:45am | Expert panel: Immunotherapy research updates, moderated by Ezra Cohen, M.D. (UCSD) with Aaron Miller, M.D., Ph.D. (UCSD); Sandip Patel, M.D. (UCSD); Rebecca Shatsky, M.D. (UCSD)

11:30am | Patient perspective: Hear from Kristin Kleinhofer, who recieved immunotherapy for acute lymphoblastic leukemia

12:00pm | Lunch and networking

1:00pm | Learn about clinical trials

1:15pm | Patient panel: Hear directly from patients who have participated in immunotherapy clinical trials

2:15pm | Breakout sessions: Your choice of moderated, deeper dive discussions and Q&A with our experts in immunotherapy for:

  • breast cancer, moderated by Rebecca Shatsky, M.D. (UCSD)
  • lung cancer, moderated by Sandip P. Patel, M.D. (UCSD)
  • colorectal cancers, moderated by Aaron Miller, M.D., Ph.D. (UCSD)
  • general immunotherapy, moderated by Ezra Cohen, M.D. (UCSD)

3:30pm | Program close


Appointments with clinical trial navigators will be available throughout the day to help you find immunotherapy clinical trials, connect with study sites, and answer questions. The service is free and completely confidential. Indicate your interest for an appointment on the registration page.

Follow the Summit on social media with #CRISummit, or follow the Cancer Research Institute on FacebookTwitterInstagram, or YouTube.

Please email your questions to the Cancer Research Institute associate director of patient engagement at coffit@cancerresearch.org

Immunotherapy Patient Summit – New York

The Cancer Research Institute (CRI) is hosting their 3rd annual  Immunotherapy Patient Summit program in New York City!

This FREE summit will be held 10:00AM-3:30PM on September 15, 2018 hosted at Columbia University Irving Medical Center at the Vagelos Education Center at 104 Haven Avenue (between West 171 and 172 streets). Patients, caregivers, friends, family, and advocates are all encouraged to attend this half-day Saturday event. Summit topics will include:

  • Immunotherapy basics & latest research update from physician-scientists
  • Patient experience with immunotherapy
  • Clinical trials: what they are and how to access them (including on-site clinical trial navigator support)
  • Cancer specific discussions and networking opportunities

To attend the in person event, registration is available here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/immunotherapy-patient-summit-new-york-city-tickets-44409471926

For those that cannot travel to attend in person, we encourage them to tune-in to the Live Stream, registration available here:https://www.eventbrite.com/e/immunotherapy-patient-summit-live-stream-tickets-44889823671